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Christopher B. Newbern

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Piasta Newbern Walker, LLC
3301 Windy Ridge Parkway, Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 404-996-1296
Fax: 404-996-1316
Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher Newbern is a partner with Piasta Newbern Walker, LLC, law firm in Atlanta, Georgia. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with nearly 10 years of total legal experience, Mr. Newbern focuses his practice solely on personal injury law, and he provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Atlanta metro area who have suffered serious injuries or lost loved ones as a result of someone else's negligence or wrongdoing.

A former insurance defense attorney, Mr. Newbern has invaluable insight into the industry's practice of reducing or denying claims. As such, he is able to devise the most effective strategies possible to help his clients fight for the maximum amount of compensation they deserve, and he has secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients. Among his most notable successes, he obtained two verdicts of more than $10 million each along with a $7 million verdict, and many other multimillion-dollar awards.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Newbern has earned a Top 40 Under 40 designation from The National Trial Lawyers as well as many other consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help the residents of his community achieve the justice they deserve.

After graduating from the University of Georgia in 2008, Mr. Newbern returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2011. He is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Selections

3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

About Christopher B. Newbern

First Admitted: 2011, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.pnwlaw.com/attorney_members/christopher-b-newber...

Verdicts/Settlements

  • https://www.pnwlaw.com/results/
  • $7,000,000.00 wrongful death verdict relating to shooting death at apartment complex (Fulton County State Court), 2017
  • $225,000.00 jury verdict in auto-collision case (Hall County State Court), 2019
  • $11,250,000.00 wrongful death jury verdict against Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (Fulton County Superior Court), 2018

Honors/Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers, “Top 40 under 40”, National Trial Lawyers
  • Selected Rising Star by Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of Georgia, 2008

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of Georgia, 2011
  • Cobb County Bar Association, 2021
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Types of Damages in an Injury Suit" and "Documenting the Extent of Injury", Author / Presenter, Damages in Personal Injury , National Business Institute Seminar, Litigation, 2020
  • Presentation on Piasta Newbern Walker, LLC's 2018 Jury Verdict, Presenter, Wright v. MARTA: Jury Verdict, New Lawyers Division Lunch & Learn, GTLA, 2018
  • Article on Piasta Newbern Walker, LLC's 2018 Jury Verdict, Author, Hicks vs. MARTA: Turning a No Offer Case Into A $11,250,000 Jury Verdict, Verdict: The Journal of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Chapter: Torts, Author, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, Mercer Law Review, 2016
  • Chapter: Torts, Author, Annual Survey of Georgia Law, Mercer Law Review, 2017
  • "The Law of Jury Selection" and "Ethical Considerations in Jury Selection", Author / Presenter, Voir Dire and Jury Selection, National Business Institute Seminar, 2018
  • "Preparing Witnesses" and "Effective Use of Evidence", Author / Presenter, Trial Preparation from Start to Finish, National Business Institute Seminar, 2018
  • "Wrongful Death Damages" and "Upholding Ethical Standards in Wrongful Death Cases", Author / Presenter, Wrongful Death Litigation: Start to Finish, National Business Institute Seminar, 2019
  • "Economic Damages" and "Pain, Suffering, and Punitive Damages", Author / Presenter, Personal Injury from A to Z, National Business Institute Seminar, 2019
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Office Location for Christopher B. Newbern

3301 Windy Ridge Parkway
Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: 404-996-1296

Fax: 404-996-1316

Last Updated: 11/10/2021

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